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TECHNICAL BRIEFS

Overview of the New B&PV Code Section XII Transport Tank Rules

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Charles Becht

 Becht Engineering Co., Inc., 22 Church Street, P.O. Box 300, Liberty Corner, NJ 07938chuck@becht.com

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 128(4), 663-664 (Dec 21, 2005) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2349580 History: Received October 10, 2005; Revised December 21, 2005

The first edition of Section XII, “Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks,” was issued with the 2004 edition of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. Transport tanks are pressure vessels used for the transportation of dangerous goods via highway, rail, air or water. This paper provides an overview of the requirements of section XII.

Copyright © 2006 by American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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